Jordan Miles

Minutes of the CPRB Meeting Held on October 25, 2011 (Mtg. No. 140)

Ms. Pittinger updated the Board on the progression of the CPRB appointments in regards to the current vacancy and expiring member’s terms; Ms. Pittinger reported on the current status of Public Safety Bill No. 2010-0234, sponsored by Councilmen Burgess, Lavelle, and Shields; Ms. Pittinger informed the Board that the CPRB investigation into the Jordan Miles incident remains suspended pending the outcome of a criminal inquiry underway by the Allegheny County District Attorney, as is required by the Pittsburgh City Code.

Minutes of the CPRB Meeting Held on June 28, 2011 (Mtg. No. 137)

Ms. Walker announced that Reverend Downing’s resignation is effective immediately following the meeting; Ms. Pittinger reported on the current status of Public Safety Bill No. 2010-0234, sponsored by Councilmen Burgess, Lavelle, and Shields; Ms. Pittinger mentioned Councilman Kraus’s concerns about including a provision in Bill No. 2010-0234 that would require data collection of the protected classes (gender, race, and disability), more specifically the LGBT community; Ms. Pittinger also noted City Solicitor Dan Regan’s assertion that the provisions of the proposed legislation would negatively affect the accreditation process; Ms. Pittinger informed the Board that the CPRB investigation into the Jordan Miles incident remains suspended pending the outcome of a criminal inquiry underway by the Allegheny County District Attorney, as is required by the Pittsburgh City Code.

Minutes of the CPRB Meeting Held on May 24, 2011 (Mtg. No. 136)

Ms. Walker congratulated Solicitor McGough on winning the Republican/Democratic nomination for East End Magisterial District Judge. Mr. McGough will continue to provide legal representation to the Board for the remainder of the year; fulfilling the 2011 contract/agreement; Ms. Pittinger reported on the Appeal to Commonwealth Court regarding No. 2238 CD 2010. CPRB filed a reply brief on 5/16/11; Ms. Pittinger mentioned the current status of Public Safety Bill No. 2010-0234, sponsored by Councilmen Burgess and Lavelle; Ms. Pittinger reported on the PBP 2010 Annual Report that was released on 5/18/11; Ms. Pittinger updated the Board on the Jordan Miles case; Ms. Pittinger updated the Board on the progress of the impending vacancy and term expirations.

Minutes of the CPRB Meeting Held on January 25, 2011 (Mtg. No. 132)

A motion to retain Mr. Hugh F. McGough, Esq. for legal representation of the Board for 2011 was made by Ms. Roberts and seconded by Ms. Whitfield, and approved unanimously; Ms. Walker and the Board acknowledged and congratulated Ms. Pittinger on 12 years of service as the Executive Director of the CPRB; The Board held an official election for 2 year termed executive officers, Chair and Vice Chair. Ms. Walker accepted the position of Chair. Mr. Norman accepted the position of Vice Chair.